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    Updated 3/14/2019

    Below are some current Internship and Volunteer Opportunities.  Mr. Hartley also has a list of Apprenticeships that are available in the Seattle area.  If you would like more information or are interested in some other options please contact Roosevelt's Career Connected Learning Specialist, Doug Hartley​ at 206-252-5770, email him at dchartley@seattleschools.org or stop by his office 141D.

    Seattle Children's Hospital Student Helper
    Provide support for experiments, including: preparation of laboratory media and reagents; performing quality control on media and reagents; maintaining stocks of reagents and supplies; assisting in the maintainenance and sorting of zebrafish embryos and larvae; assisting in the maintenance of bacterial cultures; assisting in the extraction of nucleic acids from biological samples; assisting with analysis of microscopy images.
    Looking for someone to work 20-30 hours a week during the summer, and who would also be able to work during the school year (8-20 hours per week)
    Required Education/Experience:
    - Attending High School at least at the "Junior" level OR High School Diploma or equivalent.
    Required Credentials:
    - N/A
    Preferred:
    - Data entry and experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    - Basic knowledge of chemistry: what is a chemical solution, how to calculate the concentration of solutions
    - Knowledge of medical terminology
    - Programming/coding experience, experience with MATLAB, Python
    Children's Hospital Student Helper

    Discount Divers Supply Internship
    Discount Divers Supply has internships available for two types of positions/skill sets.
    One of the jobs would be a jack of all trades generalist - with training then to assist in marketing, photography, prossessing incoming equipment, pricing and displaying products for sale.
    The other type would be primarily technical - working under the guidance of a Sr. Scuba Technician to perform routine testing of equipment and light maintenance on scuba tanks, regulators, drysuits, and Buoyancy Compensators.
    For more information call John Burns, Owner at 206-719-1577.
    Discount Divers Supply Website

    King County Clean Water Ambassadors Internship
    For youth 15-18 years old.  Part-time paid internship program, meets in downtown Seattle.  Develop communications skills, learn environmental work, job shadow Project Engineers and develop project ideas and proposals.  Applications open April 1st at: KC Water Ambassador Internship Application

    Exotic Metals - Manufacturing Interns
    Several jobs available for graduating Seniors, including Lean Engineering Intern, Assembly Intern, Control Systems Programming Intern and Quality Assurance/Quality Engineering Intern at their Kent, WA facility. 
    Exotic Metals Open Positions Page  
     
    Novinium High School Engineering Internship

    At Novinium you’ll find that our culture is fueled by fun and teamwork. We are driven to succeed and our core values of safety, quality, integrity, innovation, and learning inspire us to be the best at what we do. World headquarters is in Kent, WA, an easy reverse commute from Seattle and the Eastside.
    Position Summary:
    Work with great people, learn a lot, and have some fun! Novinium is looking for a currently enrolled high school student to work as an intern. In this role, the student will contribute to the Research & Development team, providing prototype, development, lab testing, part sourcing, documentation, and drafting support.
    Requirements:
    Working towards or planning to pursue a bachelor’s or a master’s in mechanical engineering
    Strong preference for students that are already attending an accredited college although high school seniors may apply
    Prior knowledge of test stations a plus
    Excellent internet skills for searching, reviewing, identifying and sourcing state of the art technologies, components and solutions
    Working Conditions:
    This position works in a typical office environment.
    About Novinium:
    Novinium is the only full-service power cable expert that partners with utility companies of all sizes to keep their networks operating at peak performance, using the most advanced, cost-efficient, environmentally friendly methods available. Novinium’s founder and CEO invented the revolutionary technology behind underground cable rejuvenation 30+ years ago, and the company continues to champion ways to keep power flowing to those who depend on it. We are also a proud recipient of best places to work award from Seattle Met Magazine.
    Novinium Application Page

    US Dept. of Energy - Proteomics Intern [Summer] in RICHLAND, Washington
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high-caliber sophomore, junior or senior high school students for intern assignments within the High School Young Women in Science (YWiS) Program. This summer internship is a research-based educational experience for sophomores, juniors and senior females. The students must have an expressed interest in and potential for educational opportunities and careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).
    This position will support the group in developing a convenient ultrasensitive targeted Mass Spectrmetry system for proteomics analysis fo single cells. They will also support the group in identifying a panel of biomarkers for prostate cancer detection and stratification. This will be a collaborative effort between PNNL and the University of Washington.
    Application Page

    Department of Ecology Summer Youth Corps
    For over 40 years, the Ecology Youth Corps has hired Washington teens and young adults to pick up litter on our state's roads and highways. Our crews pick up more than a million pounds of litter each year, and recycle just under 200,000 pounds of materials. Learn more about this program, including how to apply for one of our 300 annual positions. 
    Applications for summer 2019 will open Feb. 1. Applications, including reference forms, must be returned by April 16.
    Those hired will work during one of two sessions: July 1 to July 25, or July 29 to Aug. 22.
    Crews will be based in South King County, North King County, South/Central Snohomish County, North Snohomish/Skagit Counties, Kitsap County, and Whatcom County.
    Youth Corps Application and Information

    Virginia V Internship
    Every year, the Virginia V hires 5-6 teen interns who learn to operate the ship alongside our regular crew. The goals of the internship are to provide teens with hands-on work experience in the maritime field, provide them with connections to peers and mentors in the Seattle industry, and promote the importance of maritime history and preservation. To promote continued growth and inclusion in the Seattle maritime industry—one of the fastest-growing and profitable workforces in the region—Virginia V would love to offer this opportunity especially to teens of color, girls, and teens from low-income families.

    Some details on the benefits of interning for the Virginia V:
    - Interns are paid $15.00 / hour for twelve 4-6 hour shifts, usually completed during weekend sails.
    - These shifts are divided equally so that all interns get experience in engineering, deck, and maintenance duties.
    - Scheduling is flexible; shifts can be completed any time between July 1st and September 1st, 2019.
    - In addition to getting hands-on work experience, our interns are also taught essential workplace skills, like resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and networking with both peers and mentors.
    - More information can be found here on our website: Virgina V Internship
    If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Margaret Saunders at margaret@virginiav.org

    BioQuest Academy
    Applications for Summer 2019 will open on Friday, March 1, 2019 and close on Sunday, March 31, 2019.
    About the Program
    Since 2004, BioQuest Academy’s mission has been to educate and promote college-readiness, and to advance the science of infectious diseases and global health research. In October of 2018, BioQuest Academy joined the Science Education Department of Seattle Children’s Research Institute and became the newest instrument in our continuing mission to empower students to become the scientists of tomorrow.
    Selected students will learn about how infectious pathogens interact with human hosts, and how scientists at Seattle Children’s Center for Global Infectious Disease Research are working towards new therapies and vaccines. Students will learn how to work in a research laboratory environment and prepare for a future career in biomedical research.
    Schedule
    Summer Sessions
    Time for all sessions: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Session 1: Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 26
    Session 2: Monday, August 5 to Friday, August 16
    BioQuest Academy is located at 307 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109.
    Eligibility Requirements
    The ideal candidate:
    Has a strong interest in infectious diseases and global health and in pursuing a career in research in science.
    Is currently in 11th or 12th grade in high school, and is planning to or will attend college.
    Is responsible, motivated, reliable and able to work independently and as part of a team.
    Will be available for the entire duration of the session.
    Our goal is to build a balanced, diverse, and inclusive cohort to promote collaborative learning. We strongly encourage you to apply if you belong to groups that are underrepresented in the STEM fields, such as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Middle Eastern Americans, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Hawaiian Natives and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands, and other underrepresented groups including first-generation students seeking college, low-income groups, fostered youth, refugee youth, and others. All applicants will be evaluated objectively.
    BioQuest Academy Information Page

    Microsoft High School Internship Programs 
    Microsoft has several Internship programs available for High School students including Summer Internships, Minecraft Programing and Digital Art Camp and High School Boot Camp.  Applicants must be High School Juniors or Seniors, be at least 16 years of age and be able to attend the entire time of the program. (Times vary see website for details) Application is open until April 15, 2019.
    Microsoft High School Internship Programs
    Application Page

    Port of Seattle
    Why intern with the Port?
    It's not just another summer job. Few organizations, public or private, can offer high schools interns the experience the Port of Seattle provides:
    Jump start your future professional career.
    Work experience on your resume at a well-known public organization with a long history.
    Selfie-worthy work locations at Sea-Tac Airport or along the Seattle waterfront.
    Real work on real projects that impact local communities and the regional economy—no coffee runs.
    100% of our internships are paid.
    The Port of Seattle offers over 80 available high school internships across all departments that fall into the following career focus areas:
    Business Management, Planning, and Administration
    Business Technology and Solution Design
    Communications and Outreach
    Customer Service
    Engineering and Construction Management
    Facility Management and Operations
    Finance and Accounting
    Skilled Trades
    Port of Seattle Internships  Applications open April 1st and close April 28th at 8:00PM.

    Institute for Systems Biology
    The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is an internationally renowned non-profit research institute dedicated to the study and application of systems biology. Founded in 2000 in Seattle, Washington, ISB´s goal is to unravel the mysteries of cellular networks and identify strategies that will usher in a new era of predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory medicine and environmental sustainability.

    This summer, we are offering 3 different types of opportunities for high school students.

    1) ISB’s standard 8-week (~320 hours) internship. Possible topics include but are not limited to: bioengineering with algae, computational modeling, systems medicine, and researching with model organisms (including archaea, algae, diatoms, anaerobes, bacteria, and/or yeast). All projects are aligned with a current ISB project and driven by a mentor. We are seeking 6-10 temporary Laboratory High School Interns to work in the Baliga Laboratory and other ISB Labs. Only current juniors (11th graders) are eligible to apply. See this page, along with the linked pages, for more information: https://see.systemsbiology.net/high-school-intern-program/. You must be a current 11th grader to apply for this 8-week internship. This position will tentatively begin Monday, July 1, and end on August 23, 2019. The Intern will work up to 40 hours per week. Pay rate is $15.00/hour.

    2) Project Feed 1010 Ambassador Program. You can be a current 10th or 11th grader when applying to be an ambassador. See this page for more information: http://www.projectfeed1010.com/become-an-ambassador/. Stipends will be available to enable participation. This program will tentatively begin July 10th and will continue remotely throughout the school year.

    3) “STEAM Towards the Future” and be among our first cohort of Systems Medicine Ambassadors. Apply as a 10th or 11th grade student for a 90-hour interactive experience that weaves art into systems medicine. Learn how systems medicine is integrating science and technology to optimize current health and future wellness for individuals and communities. Stipends will be available to enable participation. This program will tentatively begin July 9th and will end in mid-August.

    For all three opportunities, students will learn about systems biology and apply their learning to a research project. Students will learn microbiology and other laboratory and computer-based skills. Students will also learn about various professional paths, develop a web page that describes their experiences, and may assist in the optimization of lab experiments for high school classrooms.
    Internship Application Page
      Please submit all materials by 4:00pm Pacific Time on March 19, 2019

    Seattle Children's Hospital Volunteer Program
    Children's is opening applications for Volunteers on February 25, 2019 for just a few days.  If you are interested in volunteering at the hospital click on the link below for more details.  This is a great opportunity to get involved in a hospital environment and get your service learning hours.  At this time the applications are only for people 18 years of age and older.  Applications for students 16 to 17 years old will open sometime in the Spring.
    Seattle Children's Volunteer Program

    Seattle City Light Summer High School Internships
    During your 8-week paid internship, you will work on a variety of administrative duties, assist with key projects, receive guidance from mentors, participate in special trainings and maybe even go into the field with your colleagues.
    Additionally, our interns come together for a variety of programming:
    Chats with our executive leaders
    Professional development workshops with your fellow high school and college interns
    Adventures to City Light facilities
    Exploration of equity and social justice in the workplace
    At the end of the internship, our high school interns wow their colleagues with a professional presentation showcasing their experiences and learning outcomes.
    Eligibility
    To be eligible for our high school internships, you must meet the following criteria:
    Enrolled as a high school student before and after the internship (i.e., continuing student)
    Possess a minimum 2.00 GPA
    Be at least 16 years of age by the start of the internship
    Have U.S. citizenship or a U.S. legal work permit
    Preference given to current residents within the Seattle City Light service area
    Our high school internships are posted in early April each year on our Current Internship Opportunities and on the City of Seattle Internships and Workstudy page.
    City Light Internship Page

    Teens In Public Service
    Last year TIPS received more than 300 student applications for 65 internship placements, from more than 70 high schools in the Seattle area. We are hoping that students from your school will be represented in the 2019 summer intern class.
    TIPS interns work in a variety of fields to serve the community. Interns provide affordable housing and homeless services, tutor youth, gain experience in the medical, science and environmental fields, and provide cultural enrichment opportunities to children and families. In addition to their nonprofit work, TIPS interns participate in leadership trainings, service activities, and public speaking events led by our organization to help develop these teens into young leaders who understand the need for service, compassion and civic engagement within their community.
    All applications are due on Monday, February 25th, 2019 at 5:00 pm along with TWO letters of recommendation.
    TIPS Application

    Year Up
    This program is for graduating Seniors ages 18-24. 
    Our program combines hands-on skills development, courses eligible for college credit, and corporate internships to prepare students for success in professional careers and higher education.
    Develop skills you need for the job you want.
    We align our training with corporate partner needs and market trends to ensure that the skills you learn will be in-demand. Learn valuable technical and professional skills, and gain work experience during internships at top companies.
    Earn while you learn.
    Earn a stipend throughout the program (both while you train and during your internship) and complete courses eligible for college credit.
    Get ongoing support and guidance.
    Our staff (including program managers, coaches, and student services teams) and our strong alumni network support you in reaching your maximum potential, both as a student and as a working professional.
    Year Up Program

    The United States Youth Conservation Corps
    YCC is a summer youth employment program that engages young people in meaningful work experiences on national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and fish hatcheries while developing an ethic of environmental stewardship and civic responsibility. YCC programs are generally 8 to 10 weeks and members are paid the minimum wage for a 40-hour work week. Most YCC opportunities are non-residential programs which provide paid daytime work activities with members who commute to the Federal unit daily.
    Who is eligible?
    Youth, 15 through 18 years of age, who are permanent residents of the United States, are eligible for employment without regard to social, economic, racial, or ethnic backgrounds. Youth with physical or other challenges who can effectively participate in most YCC activities are eligible. Youth must have no history of serious criminal or other antisocial behavior that might endanger their safety or that of others; have or be able to obtain a work permit as required under the laws of their State; have a Social Security number or have made application of one.
    Youth Conservation Corps

    Fred Hutch Summer Internships
    High school students are welcome to apply for an 8 week, paid summer research internship at Fred Hutch. The Hutch has an international reputation for its pioneering research in biological sciences, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, cancer prevention, epidemiology, and biostatistics.
    Selected interns will spend 1 full week in training. This includes hands-on training in laboratory safety techniques and skills in our Training Labs, designated safe labs for minors. Interns will then be paired and matched to a host mentor who will supervise them over the remaining 7 weeks on specific projects or activities in the host lab. Interns also attend weekly workshops and seminars. The internship culminates with a reflection presentation during the final week.  Applications open February 1st 2019 and due by March 31st.
    Fred Hutch Summer Internships

    National Security Agency
    Take advantage of NSA’s student programs to learn more about NSA, deepen your knowledge of your career field, and collect a paycheck or scholarship money. We offer internships, scholarships, a co-op program and more. Search for the perfect opportunity for you based on your education level and field of interest.
    Remember, NSA selects most of its student program candidates up to a year in advance. That means your application will be due at least nine months before you start, so don't forget to plan ahead!
    NSA High School Programs

    Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program
    The apprentice program is designed to encourage high school students to pursue science and engineering careers; acquaint qualified high school students with the activities of Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories through summer science and engineering research experiences; to provide students with opportunities in and exposure to scientific and engineering practice and personnel not available in their school environment; to expose those students to DoN research and engineering activities and goals in a way that encourages a positive image and supportive attitude toward our defense community; and to prepare these students to serve as positive role models for their peers by encouraging other high school students to take more science and math courses. SEAP places academically talented high school students with interest and ability in science and mathematics as apprentices in DoN laboratories for eight weeks during the summer. These students work with scientists and engineers who act as mentors. The program offers students a unique and positive experience in their fields of interest, thus encouraging them to pursue careers in science and engineering.
    SEAP Program Information, SEAP Program in Washington is in Keyport, WA
    Applications have closed for Fall 2018, anticipate opening again in Fall of 2019.

    KEXP Internship
    KEXP has a few Internship openings for High School students.  If you are passionate about music and considering a career in the radio or music industry contact Doug Hartley for more information.

    Seattle Children's Hospital Summer Nurse Camp
    During this 5 day camp students will gain insight into the world of pediatric nursing by participating in clinical observation sessions.  In these sessions students will shadow nurses in a clinical environment and observe as they provide patient care.  Applicants must be entering their Junior or Senior year of High School, must reside in the Puget Sound Area, must be available for the entire duration of Nurse Camp and must be on time each day.  Application is open until April 15, 2019.
    Seattle Children's Nurse Camp
    Application 

    Seattle Police Explorers
    The mission of the Seattle Police Law Enforcement Exploring program is to bridge the gap between youth and police by educating and involving them in police operations and to interest them in Law Enforcement.
    Exploring is for young men and women 14 to 21 years of age
    Exploring can:
    Further each Explorer's education
    Encourage the Explorer's participation in a rewarding and productive service activity
    Enhance the Explorer's preparation for future roles as citizen and community members.
    Police Explorers

    Pacific Science Center
    The Science Center has various volunteer opportunities available, click on the link below to go to their web page.
    Pacific Science Center

    Museum Of Flight
    The Museum Apprentice Program (MAP) is a FREE year-round program that provides high school students with unique and exciting volunteer opportunities. During this program, students work on projects related to the museum field, education, oral histories, living history, documentary making and public service. Students who join MAP will learn about exhibit design, practice presentation and teaching techniques, and delve into aviation and space related topics.
    Museum Apprentice Program
    The Museum of Flight relies on our volunteers to give docent tours and run our many diverse programs. New volunteers are required to attend a Volunteer Orientation, which is held on a monthly basis, and additional training may be required for specific volunteer assignments. Active volunteers are asked to record a minimum of 8 hours of work per month, throughout the year.
    MOF Volunteer Opportunities
      
    Rising Star Project
    The 5th Avenue Theatre's Rising Star Project offers students the chance to develop professional skills through the process of producing and performing a musical on The 5th Avenue Theatre mainstage.

    Beyond being entirely student performed, the 2018/19 Rising Star Project production of West Side Story will be run by a student technical crew and supported by a team of students who have taken on roles in the marketing, development, producing, creative and casting departments. All participants are trained and mentored by dedicated theater professionals at The 5th Avenue Theatre.
    Rising Star Project

    Seattle Children's STEM Internships
    Seattle Children’s Research Institute is committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse workforce, and inspiring the next generation of scientists, physicians, and healthcare workers. During the summer, our Science Education Department offers high school students from underrepresented groups in STEM the opportunity to apply for a competitive and paid internship position at Seattle Children’s Research Institute.
    Selected interns engage in cutting-edge research, work with leading research scientists, learn essential laboratory skills and take part in workshops on ethics, laboratory safety, college readiness and career exploration. This internship provides students with a solid foundation for a future career in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
    Seattle Children's STEM Internships

    Museum of Pop Culture
    Various volunteer jobs are available for students 16 and up. MoPOP’s community of passionate volunteers enhance the guest experience while extending the staff’s reach. Join our team! 
    MoPOP

    Seattle Art Museum
    SAM involves hundreds of volunteers in dynamic and engaging opportunities at all three museum sites. Our volunteers provide great customer service, support administrative tasks, facilitate art experiences, and more.
    Prospective volunteers should be passionate about art and enjoy interacting with the public. We have Open Volunteer positions for people able to make at least a six-month commitment to a weekly or every-other-week schedule. We also occasionally offer One Day Volunteer opportunities for people who are not able to make a longer commitment. Click below for volunteer applications.​​
    Seattle Art Museum Volunteers

    The Center For Wooden Boats
    HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM ASSISTANT
    High School Program Assistants may also count their hours towards a Service Learning requirement, however, this program offers a more structured internship-like experience for youth grades 9 -12. Participants choose from 4 assignment areas – Youth Sailing, Livery, Field Trips, or Visitor Services – to gain profession skills and service learning hours through meaningful engagement in program delivery.
    As a High School Program Assistant you will have the opportunity to work with classic wooden sail and row boats, repair and maintain our fleet, assist with the youth classes, and become part of the operations of a non-profit organization. You’ll have the opportunity to work with many different boats and people.
    Center For Wooden Boats Volunteer